Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Market Risk
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 301 388
Rank change year-on-year -152 +87 -119
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 188 361 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 2.19% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 270 172
London median daily rate £625 £600 £631
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.95% +9.78%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £480
90th Percentile £838 £773 £799
England median daily rate £623 £600 £625
% change year-on-year +3.75% -4.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £65.00
England median hourly rate - - £65.00

Market Risk is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,542 16,506 17,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.54% 38.73% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,565 11,706 12,281
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 225 227
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.50% -
10th Percentile £13.17 £12.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.28 £49.68 £55.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.39% -0.83% +8.11%

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Market Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the London region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -14 46 £613 +3.59% 8
East London -31 2 £525 -10.64% 2
Market Risk
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 95 (50.53%) Finance
2 86 (45.74%) C#
3 78 (41.49%) Banking
4 62 (32.98%) SQL
5 61 (32.45%) .NET
6 58 (30.85%) Investment Banking
6 58 (30.85%) Credit Risk
7 56 (29.79%) Front Office
8 55 (29.26%) Risk Management
9 53 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (26.06%) SQL Server
11 43 (22.87%) Derivative
12 32 (17.02%) WCF
13 30 (15.96%) Stress Testing
14 29 (15.43%) Fixed Income
14 29 (15.43%) OO
14 29 (15.43%) Analytics
15 26 (13.83%) Java
15 26 (13.83%) Microsoft
16 24 (12.77%) Python
17 23 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (12.23%) WPF
18 21 (11.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 21 (11.17%) VBA
18 21 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (10.64%) C++
19 20 (10.64%) .NET Framework
20 19 (10.11%) JIRA
20 19 (10.11%) BDD
21 18 (9.57%) MongoDB

Market Risk
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (3.19%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.06%) Apache
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) GemFire
4 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.53%) SAS
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Summit
2 1 (0.53%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) NuGet
4 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (9.57%) MongoDB
4 17 (9.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (8.51%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (5.85%) Hadoop
8 10 (5.32%) Big Data
9 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database
11 6 (3.19%) Apache Hive
11 6 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (3.19%) Data Lake
11 6 (3.19%) Impala
11 6 (3.19%) Power BI
12 5 (2.66%) Blockchain
13 4 (2.13%) Data Mining
13 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (1.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (10.11%) JIRA
2 17 (9.04%) Subversion
3 15 (7.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.60%) JMeter
6 3 (1.60%) Maven
7 2 (1.06%) Ant
7 2 (1.06%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.06%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.06%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.53%) FishEye
8 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.53%) JUnit
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (50.53%) Finance
2 78 (41.49%) Banking
3 58 (30.85%) Investment Banking
4 56 (29.79%) Front Office
5 6 (3.19%) Back Office
5 6 (3.19%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Games
7 2 (1.06%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (63.83%) Developer
2 73 (38.83%) C# Developer
3 58 (30.85%) Analyst
4 54 (28.72%) Market Risk Developer
5 36 (19.15%) Risk Analyst
6 35 (18.62%) Senior Developer
7 25 (13.30%) Senior C# Developer
8 24 (12.77%) Market Risk Analyst
9 21 (11.17%) .NET Developer
9 21 (11.17%) Qualitative Analyst
9 21 (11.17%) Quantitative Analyst
10 18 (9.57%) Quantitative Developer
11 17 (9.04%) Credit Risk Developer
12 16 (8.51%) Business Analyst
13 15 (7.98%) C# WCF Developer
13 15 (7.98%) WCF Developer
14 14 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (7.45%) C++ Developer
14 14 (7.45%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 14 (7.45%) Market Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (32.45%) .NET
2 32 (17.02%) WCF
3 23 (12.23%) WPF
4 20 (10.64%) .NET Framework
5 14 (7.45%) Reactive Extensions
5 14 (7.45%) Task Parallel Library
6 12 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 12 (6.38%) WF
7 10 (5.32%) Java EE
8 8 (4.26%) XSLT
9 6 (3.19%) RESTful
10 4 (2.13%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.13%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.13%) LINQ
10 4 (2.13%) Web Services
11 3 (1.60%) REST
12 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.06%) CSS3
12 2 (1.06%) Node.js
12 2 (1.06%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 58 (30.85%) Credit Risk
2 43 (22.87%) Derivative
3 29 (15.43%) Fixed Income
4 21 (11.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (7.45%) Grid Computing
6 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.72%) Equities
7 5 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.66%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.60%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.60%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.06%) Swaptions
10 2 (1.06%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.60%) Unix
1 3 (1.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.26%) Risk Management
2 53 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.96%) Stress Testing
4 29 (15.43%) Analytics
4 29 (15.43%) OO
5 21 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (10.11%) BDD
7 18 (9.57%) MVVM
7 18 (9.57%) SOLID
8 17 (9.04%) Data Analysis
8 17 (9.04%) Technical Analysis
9 16 (8.51%) Quantitative Analysis
10 15 (7.98%) TDD
10 15 (7.98%) Test Scripting
11 14 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.45%) Integration Testing
11 14 (7.45%) Validation
12 13 (6.91%) ETL
12 13 (6.91%) Mathematics
12 13 (6.91%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.74%) C#
2 62 (32.98%) SQL
3 26 (13.83%) Java
4 24 (12.77%) Python
5 21 (11.17%) VBA
6 20 (10.64%) C++
7 17 (9.04%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.85%) Scala
9 5 (2.66%) R
10 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.53%) Java 8
12 1 (0.53%) VB
12 1 (0.53%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 5 (2.66%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.06%) PhD
3 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) IFRS
1 2 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Basel II
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
2 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.79%) Control-M
2 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 26 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.51%) Oracle
3 13 (6.91%) Informatica
4 6 (3.19%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.66%) Murex
6 4 (2.13%) OpenLink
7 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithmics
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.53%) Calypso
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Sophis
8 1 (0.53%) Sun
8 1 (0.53%) SunGard
8 1 (0.53%) Sybase